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Petition - Tell UPS: Stop Funding ALEC
Business  (tags: ups, alec, corporate lobbyists, right-wing legislators, sustainable supply chain, greenhouse gases, responsible development, Climate Crisis, Climate Denial, environmental friendly companies, ethical trade, prevention of further pollution, protection act )


- 442 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Next week, corporate lobbyists and right-wing legislators will come together for one of the most secretive closed-door political events of the year: the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The shadowy, far-right...
CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: The "Gig Economy", education, competency based education, CBE, ALEC, Pearson, common employability skills, neoliberalism, privatization, "sharing economy" )

Judy
- 919 days ago - educationalchemy.com
The gig economy is "....a weird yet historic mash-up of Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street greed" which is being thrust "upon us (as) the latest economic fraud: the so-called 'sharing economy..."
Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC
Business  (tags: Ford, ALEC, climate change, renewable energy, Koch lies, business, corporate )

Nancy
- 1096 days ago - prwatch.org
Ford claims that the company "is committed to doing our share to prevent or reduce the potential for environmental, economic and social harm due to climate change."
Obama Slams Koch Brothers at Clean Energy Summit for âEUR~Standing in the Way of Progress
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, Obama, Clean Energy Summit, ALEC, ecosystems, environment, energy, climate-change )

Nancy
- 1273 days ago - ecowatch.com
He railed against U.S. political and business figures, particularly the Koch brothers, for attempting to thwart the expansion of wind and solar power, which is widely popular among the American public.
ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda -- 7 of Their Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas
Business  (tags: ALEC, climate change, bees, labor, pollution, environment, renewable energy, solar power, Obamacare, minimum wage, corporations, Constitution, dark money )

Freya
- 1304 days ago - alternet.org
ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell State Farm: Good Neighbors Shouldn't Fund Climate Deniers
Business  (tags: ACTIVISM, STATEFARM, CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY, ALEC, CLIMATE DENIERS, POLITICS, environment, ecosystems, business, consumers, corruption, corporate, money, politics, environment )

AWAY AWHI
- 1317 days ago - sierra.force.com
As the largest property insurer in the United States, State FarmâEUR(TM)s business model is in serious peril with increasingly-expensive natural disasters. The insurance giant backs action on climate change and has a hefty sustainability section on its website
3 Corrupt Ways Private Prisons Write USA Laws   video
Business  (tags: private prisons, for profit prisons, corruption, private prisons writing laws, ALEC )

Sheryl
- 1346 days ago - youtube.com
Over the years these political strategies have allowed private prison companies to promote policies that lead to higher rates of incarceration and thus greater profit margins for their company. Health care and prisons should not be private for profit.
Stand Up To ALEC - Petition and Information
Business  (tags: ALEC, Petition, Stand Up To ALEC, information )

Sheryl
- 1512 days ago - standuptoalec.org
If you know who or what ALEC is then this requires no explanation if you are still not familiar with ALEC this will help you to catch up and allows you to take some action. ALEC strips our democracy from us.
EBay Parts Ways With Controversial Political Group ALEC
Business  (tags: American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, EBay, corporate, business, ethics, environment )

Nancy
- 1519 days ago - reuters.com
In September, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, said his company wanted out because ALEC was "literally lying" about climate change. Yahoo Inc, Facebook Inc and Yelp Inc left ALEC soon after.
ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits
Business  (tags: ALEC, SAP quits, gun safety, voter rights, climate change, renewable energy, Steve Searle )

Nancy
- 1560 days ago - prwatch.org
The corporate board chair of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the software company SAP America, has quit the group, telling CMD that it has made the decision to "immediately disassociate itself from ALEC" because of the group's position-
Tell the Walton Family: Stop Your Hypocritical Undercover Campaign To Destroy Rooftop Solar - Petition
Business  (tags: Walton Family, First Solar, ALEC, Koch Brothers, pro fossil fuels, hypocrisy, Arizona, rooftop solar installations )

Sheryl
- 1575 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Their strategy is already working in Arizona, where residential solar installations dropped 40% after Walton family-supported fees were introduced, leading to unprecedented job losses in Arizona's solar industry. Call out Walton's hypocrisy.
EBay: It's Time to Say "Bye Now" to ALEC ACTION
Business  (tags: EBay, ALEC, American Legislative Exchange Committee, stand your ground laws, pay to play, ethics, business, corporate )

Nancy
- 1590 days ago - act.standuptoalec.org
This week eBay told reporters it had no plans to end its ALEC membership and would continue its cozy relationship with a group that allows our democracy to be sold to the highest bidder - like any other item on eBay's online auction site.
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 1642 days ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
Tell Duke Energy To Dump ALEC
Business  (tags: ALEC, Duke Energy, voter suppression, climate denial, fear mongering )

Sheryl
- 1850 days ago - act.energyactioncoalition.org
ALEC threatens the core values of our democracy by promoting legislation that uses fear mongering of non-existant "voter fraud" to systematically surpress voters across the country through discriminatory voter ID laws.
Video:Should It Cost Less to Get Out of Jail If You're Rich?   video
Business  (tags: abuse, ALEC, americans, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, rights, police, law, society, sadness, safety, usa, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, money, investments, investors, law, marketing, society, politics, investing )

JL
- 1898 days ago - youtube.com
If you're arrested, you can pay a hefty sum or sit in a cell waiting for trial. Don't have the funds? The for-profit bail industry can help -- for a big fee. Fight the prison profiteers at http://www.aclu.org/bail #prisonprofiteers
 

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